Universal Martial Arts Academy & Training Center

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Contact Person: Sifu Alvin D. Mack, Jr.; 10th Dan SMA
Martial Arts School Name: Universal Martial Arts Academy &Training Center
Phone Number: 214-407-1901
Fax Number:
Email: umaatc@yahoo.com

The UMAATC is a 501 c (3) organization that services at risk youth and battered women.

UMAATC Mission Statement

In an increasingly violent desensitized, and adversarial society, the mission of the Universal Martial Arts Academy is to positively impact the quality of life throughout the community through education and assistance in:

  • Martial Arts Education
  • Self-Protection Training
  • Fitness & Health
  • Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Drug & Alcohol Prevention
  • Gang Awareness
  • Stranger Awareness


Martial Arts & Self Protection

  • Lil Dragons (Ages 2-4)
  • Kids Kicks (Ages 6-12)
  • Teens (Ages 13-17)
  • Adults (Ages 18 and up)
  • Silver Foxes (Retirees)

Personal & Family Safety

  • Women's Street Survival
  • Home Invasion Seminar
  • Car Jacking Prevention
  • Weapons Retention

School Talks Series

  • Gang Awareness Seminar
  • Anti-Bullying Seminar
  • Stranger Awareness
  • I Can - Developing a Positive Attitude

These seminars are designed to be age appropriate and are available for School Faculty, Students, Parents or Community Groups. Fees for individual and families are based on income. Organizations and Schools are asked to make an honorarium.

Dr. Alvin D. Mack, Jr. ; Ph.D.
Founder and Executive Director

  • Ph.D. Martial Arts Science
  • Ph.D. Martial Arts Philosophy
  • A.A.S. Psychology
  • Certified Gang Investigator
  • Military Disaster Instructor
  • Certified in Verbal Defense Tactics
  • Martial Arts, 42 years
  • Law Enforcement, 25 years
  • Military, 9 years
  • Anti-Terrorism Task Force, 3 years

Board of Directors

Gary Spector - Chairman
Retired Secret Service

B. C. McPherson - Co-Chairman

Asha Cobb-Ra - Secretary
Business Owner

Advisory Board

Dr. Carola Hundrich-Souris
Psychology, Ph. D

Dr. Steven Souris
English, Ph. D

Daren Vriezelaar
Engineering, MS

Laura Vriezelaar
Business, MBA

Cindy Dale
Art Education, MA

Judge Sidney Thompson
Justice of the Peace, Tarrant County

Judge Robin Ramsay
Denton Municipal Courts

Phone: 214-407-1901


UMAATC is a non profit 501 (c)(3) organizations that is supported by people like you.  If you would like to make donation please click the link below.